Bronco Links – 4/26/17

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“They both did a great job of communicating in the huddle. They threw the ball well, both guys did. Outside of that, it’s tough. It’s the first day, it’s the first install but they were very engaged and threw the ball well.”~Vance Joseph reporting on the QB battle after Day 1 of Voluntary Minicamp.

 

FAST FACTS

Of the Broncos’ club-record 11 Pro Bowl players in the 2014 season, nine were still with the team at the start of 2015.

BRONCO BIRTHDAYS  

Defensive Tackle Bob Kampa (1974) is 66,Defensive Tackle Phil Olsen (1975-76) is 69, Defensive Tackle Sealver Siliga (2012-13) is 26 and Defensive Tackle Vance Walker is 30.

BRONCO TRIVIA

What two defensive backs started all 16 regular-season games for the AFC West Division Champion Broncos in 2014?

FROM THE MOTHER SHIP

As Vance Joseph settles into his role, he sets a tone of ‘urgency’ during voluntary veteran minicamp

Paxton Lynch recalls draft party in bowling alley

 

VIDEOS

Joseph: Day 1 was ‘intense and engaging’

Wired for Sound: Joseph’s first practice

Talib: ‘Our urgency is there’

Anderson ‘really, really close’ to 100 percent

Siemian: Day 1 went ‘better than I expected’

Lynch: Game slowing down entering second year

Broncos recall their Draft night experiences

Broncos in 60: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

 

BRONCOS BLOGS

Broncos’ Joseph on Siemian vs. Lynch: ‘It’s going to be a long battle’

Broncos open QB competition in earnest

Talib ‘glad’ he won’t be suspended for shooting

Broncos LB Brandon Marshall opens up about protests, Colin Kaepernick being “blackballed” by NFL

Broncos QBs Trevor Siemian, Paxton Lynch return to field for early work on new offense

Aqib Talib’s reaction to no suspension, C.J. Anderson nearing 100 percent, Vance Joseph talks McCaffrey, more

Back from his knee injury, everything’s going according to plan for C.J. Anderson

Hesse’s second annual, seven-round Broncos mock draft

 

AFC WEST

Chiefs GM John Dorsey Opens Up About Possibility of Draft-Day Trade

2017 NFL Draft: Who’s the Next Marcus Peters or Tamba Hali?

Recapping the Chiefs’ 2016 Draft: Chris Jones and Tyreek Hill Stand Out

A Breakdown of the Chiefs’ Current Roster Heading Into This Week’s Draft

Mel Kiper Breaks Down His First Three Picks For The Oakland Raiders

With Adrian Peterson deal done, is Marshawn Lynch to the Raiders next?

Relive The Night The Oakland Raiders Selected Charles Woodson In The Draft

Chargers Offer Fans Chance to “Pick The Pick” & Win Season Tickets

Five Fun Facts about Trovon Reed

Dontrelle Inman signs tender with Chargers

 

AROUND THE LEAGUE

Jamaal Charles’ agent reminds teams his client is available

Jamaal Charles shows off movement in drills video

Agent: Cutler ‘wants to play football,’ not retire

LeGarrette Blount apparently is available, so why doesn’t anyone want him?

Bengals’ high asking price makes McCarron trade unlikely

Will Cam Erving be a starter for the Browns in 2017?

Browns’ cycle: April failures lead to April excitement

Cardinals defense has a lot of offseason losses to overcome

Time running out for Cardinals in search for next QB

Arizona LB Washington conditionally reinstated

Vontae Davis’ struggles might force Colts’ hand in draft

Cowboys could have help on the way in the form of Jaylon Smith

Cowboys think they’re OK “staying put” at 28

Miami Dolphins could target edge defenders in the draft

Falcons pick up fifth-year option on LT Matthews

Official: Atlanta stadium to be ready for August

49ers yet to decide on Ward’s fifth-year option

LeGarrette Blount, Giants share a mutual interest

Branden Albert misses Jaguars offseason activities

Can the Lions enter 2017 with Tahir Whitehead as the starter?

T.J. Lang expects to be ready for camp after having offseason surgery

Where the Redfern grows? Detroit, for now

Plenty of options for Rams to get an outside WR in the draft

Rams seem unlikely to trade away CB Johnson

LB Will Compton signs tender with Washington

Saints declare Adrian Peterson “an excellent fit” on field, locker room

Sean Payton: AP to ‘complement’ Mark Ingram

Mark Ingram, Drew Brees embrace Saints’ addition of Adrian Peterson

Seahawks still waiting for Raiders, Marshawn Lynch to reach an agreement

NFL conditionally reinstates Steelers’ Bryant

Texans have options for replacing Quintin Demps

Titans pick up fifth-year option on LT Taylor Lewan

Titans’ 2016 second-round pick Kevin Dodd still dealing with foot injury

Titans have offers on table for No. 5, considering moving down again

Beyond 2017, status of Bradford and Bridgewater is up in the air

Latavius Murray plans on being ready for training camp

 

2017 NFL DRAFT

DEFENSE, DEFENSE: This draft crop is loaded on that side

Draft buzz: Will QB-needy teams suffer 2011 relapse?

Five prospects likely to slip in 2017 NFL Draft

Browns discussed trading up with three teams in top 8

Astronauts in space to announce Texans’ picks

2017 Ryan Leaf knows 1998 Ryan Leaf wouldn’t have listened to him

Charles Walker a changed man thanks to depression diagnosis

Hollister twins hope NFL does a double take in draft

Deshaun Watson: Pick Mitchell Trubisky over me and live with the consequences

Sidney Jones’ doctors target a possible September return to action

Source: Alabama’s Foster not invited to draft

Police investigating Gareon Conley after rape accusation

Report: Gareon Conley won’t attend draft

Ex-Ohio State CB Conley faces rape accusation

Taking Wonderlic provides new perspective on common NFL draft practice

NFL Nation mock draft: McCaffrey, Fournette in top 10

Report: Alabama safety Eddie Jackson has minor surgery

 

2017 Broncos Salute to Fans Tour

  • May 5 — Ft. Morgan, CO.
  • May 6 — Woodland Park, CO.
  • May 7 — Aurora, CO.
  • May 12 — Gunnison, CO.
  • May 13 — Cañon City, CO.
  • May 19 — Steamboat Springs, CO.
  • May 20 — Aspen, CO.
  • June 3 — Ft. Collins, CO.

 

CALENDAR

April 25-27 — Voluntary Minicamp

April 26 Deadline for prior club to exercise Right of First Refusal to Restricted Free Agents.

April 27 2017 Denver Draft Party with the Wolfe Pack

April 27-29 – NFL Draft (Philadelphia).2017 NFL Draft Round-By-Round order

May 6-7 — No Fly Zone Skills Camp - Regis Jesuit High School, Aurora, CO.

May 11-13 — Rookie Orientation

May 23-25 — OTA Offseason Workouts Phase I

May 30-31 — OTA Offseason Workouts Phase II

June 1, June 5-8 — OTA Offseason Workouts Phase III

June 13-15 — Mandatory Minicamp

June 19 —T.J. Ward Foundation Celebrity Golf Tournament

TRIVIA ANSWER

 

Cornerback Chris Harris Jr. and Safety Rahim Moore.

 

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